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Kool-Aid Floats

 Kool-Aid Floats
"Youngsters love this refreshing punch," says Carthage, New York's Margaret Bossuot. Sweet sherbet, fruity soft drink mix and orange juice concentrate make this beverage a popular way to beat the heat on summer days.
32 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 3 envelopes unsweetened strawberry Kool-Aid mix
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 6 quarts cold water
  • 1 can (12 ounces) frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1 liter ginger ale, chilled
  • 1 quart raspberry or orange sherbet


  • In large pitchers, prepare Kool-Aid with sugar and water according to
  • package directions. Stir in orange juice concentrate. Just before
  • serving, add ginger ale. Serve in chilled tall glasses. Add a scoop
  • of sherbet to each glass. Yield: 2 gallons.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 127 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 30 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.